Dr Georgios Samaras

Assistant Professor of Public Policy
International School for Government




Who Votes for the Far-Right? Lessons Learned from Greece. Monograph. Forth.

Migration and illegal pushbacks in Greece during the global pandemic: two worlds collide. Accepted at Media and Communication. Forth.

Media Manipulation and the Role of State: Propaganda and Persuasion in Russia. Accepted at Routledge Handbook of Mind Engineering. Forth.

Hide & Seek on Twitter and Facebook: How Greek Extremists organised on Social Media. Accepted at Discourse, Context & Media. Forth.

The Far-right in Greece and the Parliament. ENA Institute Papers. Link.

Party Movement and Authoritarian Tendencies in Greece. ETERON Institute Papers. Link.

Outlawing Golden Dawn: Dealing with Right-wing Extremism in Greece, European Institute of the Mediterranean Yearbook. Link.

Working Papers

A Nostalgia for the Dictatorship: How Politics, Religion and Masculinity Shaped the Voting Behaviour of Greek Far-right Supporters during the Fiscal Crisis. Under submission.

Approaching Far-right Voters: Reflections on the Greek Context. Under submission.

Running a Party from Prison: Leadership and Communications of the Neofascist Hellenes. Under submission.

Who votes for the far-right? The case of Greece. Under submission.

Golden Dawn's Visual Diary: An Analysis of Content Shared by Greek Extremists on Youtube from 2012 to 2019. Working Paper: 10.2139/ssrn.3873562

Book Reviews

Populism in Power: Discourse and Performativity in SYRIZA and Donald Trump. LSE Review of Books. Link.

The Capitol Riots: Digital Media, Disinformation, and Democracy Under Attack, edited by Jeppesen et al. Accepted at The International Journal of Press/Politics: 10.1177/19401612231172315

The Culture of Democracy - A Sociological Approach to Civil Society, edited by Bin Xu. Democratization: 10.1080/13510347.2022.2142209

Rise of the Extreme Right: A Lowy Institute Paper: Penguin Special, edited by Lydia Khalil. Politics, Religion, and Ideology: 10.1080/21567689.2022.2146283


Opening the Floodgates of Hate: An Investigation into Golden Dawn’s Online Extremism. PhD Thesis. 2021. Link.

Investigating the Internal Impact of the Greek Debt Crisis on the Quality of Tertiary Education. King’s College London. MA Thesis. August 2018. Link.